I am SO excited for the merry month of May...!
Not just because of mine and mummy's feature in Malaysia Tatler (I hope they've airbrushed me flawless) is in the coming month's issue, that D is moving back in with me (reunited and it feels so gooooood), or Ciara, Luxy's, and my trip to Cuba (although that is a lot to be happy for!). But also because of the wealth of projects coming my way, and the many art-related happenings in London.
A lot of said happenings---exhibitions, shows, private views---are free, another reason to love this fair city. Last Sunday I had a (heated) discussion about what wealth really is. I agree with my esteemed opponent that being able to walk through a park, to stop and pick some flowers to tuck in one's hair is a privilege and makes one richer for it. Likewise, wealth is the opportunity to carelessly wander, dream-like, into (most) galleries in London for free, waltz through an exhibition, and leave enriched. Like YashkaThor explained to me, luxury isn't about price. It's about priority, quality, and also, I think, choice, and the freedom and opportunity to make those choices. You can live in London with so little money yet be so enriched; with all the parks, galleries, interesting character, and beauty around you.
Speaking of interesting characters I woke up to two dreadful videos on my phone of Luxy and I singing (shrieking) Bohemian Rhapsody in her car last night after we left Duck & Waffle on a food high. That is another example of wealth! To sing (screech) like harpies with your friend after a good (and damn it was good! Everybody go order the wild mushroom bread and the gnocchi now!) meal. We are so blessed, and life is so beautiful.
Anyway I've gone off on a huuuuuuuge tangent, but can you blame me when I'm so happy to be alive?
Here are the art-related projects and happenings in May that I'm looking forward to. One day more!